Strain: Sativa-dominant at 70% Sativa / 30% Indica.
Brief History: The true origin of Amnesia is a bit confusing. Some say it’s the offspring of Super Silver Haze and Bubblegum strains. Others say it’s a three-way cross between Skunk #1, Haze, and Northern Lights. There are also those that say Amnesia’s parent strains are Jack Herer, Cinderella 99, and Skunk #1 and that its genetic makeup can be traced back to a Jamaican landrace as well as a South Asian cannabis strain.
Whatever its exact genetic makeup is, Amnesia remains true to its name. It has the propensity to cause a brief short-term memory loss. Because it is a very potent strain with powerful cerebral effects, this strain isn’t for the fainthearted, especially the first-time marijuana users.
Amnesia is a favorite strain of many cannabis connoisseurs and has already won numerous awards. It was awarded first place in the Sativa Cup 2012. In 2014, Amnesia won first place in the 2014 Cannabis Cup.
Cannabinoid and Terpene Profile: Amnesia has a high THC level of 24% to about 25.5%. CBD level is low at 0.1%, CBG at 0.4%, and CBC at 0.1%.
Flavors/Aroma: Amnesia has a pungent and earthy aroma with hints of diesel and citrus. It tastes a bit sweet and citrusy with some hints of lemon, oranges, and pine.
Effects: A powerful Sativa-dominant hybrid strain, its effects can be felt in as little as 10 to 15 minutes. The cerebral high typically kicks in fast and hard, invigorating and energizing you. After a while, you will soon feel its pleasant numbing effects as relaxation washes over your body, leaving your mind and body stress-free.
As mentioned earlier, Amnesia can cause a brief loss of your short-term memory. All you will remember after taking it are light and happy memories.
Be warned though. Amnesia can cause a massive attack of the giggles. So expect some happy hysteria along with its other effects.
Medical Conditions: Some say Amnesia is best used at night. Its invigorating yet relaxing effects can set your mood for a social gathering. This effect can help people dealing with extreme anxiety and stress calm down a bit.
Amnesia is also a good choice for those with depression. It has a mood-lifting effect that can help stabilize their mood, relieve their depressive thoughts, and stay calmer and happier. These effects also make it a good choice for patients with bipolar disorder, mood swings, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Other medical conditions that can be improved by using this strain include chronic pain as well as inflammation. It has potent analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects that it can keep pain and inflammation away, making it a perfect choice for those with chronic migraine headaches, body aches and pains, fibromyalgia, and even arthritis. It can even help relieve muscle spasms and muscle tremors.
Side Effects: It’s normal to feel a little dizzy when you take Amnesia. Some even develop headaches with its use. Other side effects associated with Amnesia use include increased anxiety, dry mouth, as well as dry eyes.
These typically go away after a few hours though. So don’t panic if you develop these side effects. If the effects are too much for you, simply cut back on your intake, drink a lot of water or sugary liquids, have a light snack, and rest.
Where to Buy: Amnesia can be bought online, especially at bestpot.ca for only $10.00. Each package is packed for freshness to assure quality.